Commando Wing at a Glance....
Keeping in view the increasing terrorist activities in the State of Haryana, for maintaining law & order, peace, security and to curb the terrorism in the State, four (4) Commando companies in Haryana Police were raised by the Govt. of Haryana under the administrative control of SP/Operation, Haryana vide their No. 10/28/86-4/HGI, dated 18.11.87. These companies started their functioning in March 1988, under the administrative control of SP/ Operation with its HQ at Panchkula. Due to administrative reasons, the headquarter of these four companies was shifted from Panchkula to Karnal which were deployed as per the details given below:-
In view of increasing threat of terrorist
activities in the neighboring State of Punjab bordering State of
Haryana and to overcome the situation, four more Commando Companies were
sanctioned by the Govt. of Haryana, vide its order No. 10/69/90-4/HGI,
dated 07.02.91 under the supervision of the Superintendent of Police,
Commando (Haryana), Karnal. Further, in the year 1993. The newly created
companies of Commando Wing were operative under supervision of the
Superintendent of Police, Commando (H) Panchkula. At that time the
Commando Wing was working under the control of the Inspector
General of Police, Railways & Operation (H) Panchkula. The
deployment of this new wing was as under:-
Thereafter, the HQ of these new four companies was shifted from
Panchkula to Hisar. In May 1994, the old Commando Wing whose head
quarter was at Karnal was shifted to Newal. Later on, as per Govt.
of Haryana order No. 8/15/9806/HGI, dated 16.09.98, new Commando Wing
Hisar was disbanded and its head quarter was shifted from Hisar to Newal.
As per Standing Order No. 49/1988, the officials who had attained the
age of 30 years were transferred from commando wing to district
Police/GRP. As a result of these transfers the shortage of Commando
Force was experienced. Due to this shortage, fresh recruitment in
commando force was made in May/June 2003.
As per the directions of Police Haryana issued vide his office PTM No. 6584-90/GA-1, dated 25.05.05 a Special Task Force was constituted at each range headquarter i.e. Rohtak, Gurgaon, Ambala & Hisar. This force was further deployed at each district headquarter to assist the district Police Force to keep a track on the movements of most wanted criminals, for apprehending them & to help in tracing out the untraced sensational cases of the range. The special task force was withdrawn from all ranges as per the directions of Police Haryana issued vide his office Endst. No.905/Estt. (i) dated 03.03.06 .